The Essence of a Successful Work Experience

This video captures the essence of a successful work experience placement.

How to Capture the Person’s Skills

These images demonstrate a method to capture the tasks done in work experience.

  • Jack rated which task he liked the most, 5 stars being the best and 1 star being the least engaging job
  • We then collated the tasks that were at least 3 – 5-star rating to brainstorm other workplaces that would require these tasks. This way we had a better chance of identifying a job that matched Jack’s interests.

The skills required to fold jeans - three stars

 

The skills required to straighten shelves - three stars

 

The skills required to unpack appliance boxes - four stars

 

The skills required to display shows to capture attention - four stars

 

The skills required to find and hang stock - four stars

 

The skills required as a cashier - four stars

 

The skills required to attach security tags - three stars

 

The skills required to arrange clothes in sizes on racks - three stars

 

The skills required to fold and arrange clothes on display - two stars

 

The skills required to manage boxes of goods from pallets - five stars

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